Category: All Current Affairs

NASA spacecraft successfully touches Bennu asteroid

NASA
  • In a first, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) spacecraft successfully touched an asteroid’s surface to collect dust and pebbles on October 20, 2020.

ICMR approves “COVIRAP” test developed by IIT Kharagpur

COVIRAP
  • The Indian Council of Medical Research recently approved the covid-19 test called COVIRAP.It is a Diagnostic machine that was developed by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. This kit gives close test results as produced by RT-PCR.

India, Vietnam Business Forum held in virtual mode

India, Vietnam Business Forum
  • The India Vietnam Business Forum was held via video conference on October 20, 2020. During the meet, both sides reaffirmed the growing bilateral trade and the investment ties between both nations.
  • The Business Forum between India and Vietnam was co-organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and India Chamber of Commerce.

BECA pact during 2+2 Dialogue

BECA pact
  • The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and external affairs minister Jay Shankar will hold 2+2 dialogue with their United States counterparts marked as per and Mike pompeo.

Anaemia Mukt Bharat Index released

Anaemia Mukt Bharat Index
  • The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with UNICEF launched the anaemia Mukt Bharat index.
  • Haryana topped the anaemia free India index.

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Malaysia

India and Malaysia
  • The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Malaysian Institute of certified public Accountants.